Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a bank support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role where working on a casual basis gives you flexibility. You’ll support children & young adults with a learning disability, autism or both, at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide training.
About the role
You will support young people between the ages of 5-25, currently in Camborne, Marazion & Penryn areas. The children’s support is fast paced, exciting and a positive challenge. We are looking for outgoing, active and dynamic individuals who can provide flexible support across a week. You could be providing support after school and weekends. We plan lots of fun and engaging activities such as surfing, BBQ beach days and swimming. taking someone for a sports lesson or help parents during the school holidays.
Find out more about being a bank support worker on our main website.
We provide comprehensive training, including the nationally recognised Care Certificate for bank workers who are new to health and social care. Rota’s are planned 6 weeks in advance.
You’ll need good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. Respectful of people’s differences, you can build professional relationships and have a flexible approach.
A full driving licence is essential for this role.
If you’re successful at interview, you’ll need to provide training certificates to confirm you have the basic required skills. If you don’t already have these certificates you are welcome to use our eLearning resources to obtain them or use another training provider of your choice.
Once registered on the Brandon bank you’ll receive initial training to help you develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to complete your probation and gain your Care Certificate. We will assess your practice in the early weeks, and you’ll have plenty of support.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.Essential Skills: